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Monday, September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 9:15 pm

In Person: Full Moon Hike

Sugarloaf Ridge State Park, 2605 Adobe Canyon Rd
Kenwood, CA 95452 United States
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Tuesday, September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 6:15 pm

In Person: Picchetti Afternoon Hike on Zinfandel Trail

Picchetti Ranch Preserve, 13100 Montebello Rd
Cupertino, 95014
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Tuesday, September 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Fall is for Planting Webinar

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Wednesday, September 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

In Person: Birding at Lake Merritt & Lakeside Park (Oakland)

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Thursday, September 23 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

In Person Field Trip: McClellan Ranch Birding for Beginners

McClellan Ranch Preserve, 22221 McClellan Rd
Cupertino, CA 95014 United States
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Thursday, September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In Person: Cascarita Y Community: Latinx Heritage Month Celebration

The Presidio of San Francisco, MacArthur Avenue
San Francisco, CA United States
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Friday, September 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

In Person: Habitat Havens & Connectivity (Virtual for ADA)

Coyote Valley Open Space Preserve, 550 Palm Ave.
Morgan Hill, CA 95037 United States
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Friday, September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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In Person: Yoga y bienestar en Sonoma Garden Park en español

Sonoma Garden Park, 19996 7th St E
Sonoma, CA 95476 United States
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Saturday, September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In-Person: 2nd Annual Hispanic Heritage Celebration

Sierra Vista Open Space Preserve, San Jose, CA 95132 United States + Google Map
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Sunday, September 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

In-person: Exploring the Many Stories and Uses of Native Plants

Seaview Trail, Tilden Regional Park, Seaview Trail and Lomas Cantadas Rd.
Orinda, California
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Sunday, September 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

In-Person: Giants of the Fog Belt: Redwoods, Mountain Lions, and Historic Ruins

Mt Madonna County Park, 7850 Pole Line Rd
Watsonville, 95076
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Sunday, September 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, repeating until November 28, 2021

In Person: Djerassi Public Hikes, See the land that inspired countless artists!

Djerassi Resident Artists Program, 2325 Bear Gulch Road
Woodside, CA 94062 United States
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Sunday, September 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In-Person: Craft Your Own Deep Sleep

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Sunday, September 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

I.D. Our Invertebrates – Lake Merritt, Oakland

Rotary Nature Center Friends, 609 Kains Ave.
Albany, 94706
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A Sebastopol Garden Walk


Come along on a virtual stroll at Sonoma County's Hallberg Butterfly Gardens to see what plants are in bloom and who is rustling in the gardens. Watch this lovely video from April 2020 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOhTzZJ3-8M To see more sightings from the the oldest butterfly garden in Sonoma County, please visit the Garden...

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In Person: Fruitful Garden | Celebrating the Gifts of the Garden


Filoli celebrates the gifts of edible, medicinal, and pollinator plants with a vibrant display of fruits, vegetables, and herbs in the formal Garden. Through educational signs, displays, and virtual programming, learn how Filoli’s horticulturalists combine a 100-year tradition of food production with modern gardening techniques and artistic design. After you’ve explored the bounty of edible id...

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McEvoy Arts and Kronos Festival present: Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK


McEvoy Foundation for the Arts joins forces with the Kronos Performing Arts Association to bring a unique self-guided, musical experience to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, launching as part of the 2021 Kronos Festival (June 11-18). Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK is a GPS-enabled work of public art by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ellen Reid and San Francisco's renowned Kronos Quartet that uses music...

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Call for Entries: The Splash Annual Art, Photography & Poetry Contest!


The Splash is an annual art, photography, and poetry contest for all ages, held completely online. We’re inviting children, young adults and adults both amateur and professional to submit their creative best on our theme celebrating WATER, our most precious resource. ...

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In Person: California Coastal Cleanup Month


September is Coastal Cleanup Month, and there are two ways you can participate:

California Coastal Cleanup Day: Saturday, September 18, 2021 from 9am-Noon. Help remove the trash and plastic pollution at beaches and waterways throughout the state, including creeks, rivers, and bays. In 2019, mor...

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Coastal Cleanup Month (Alameda County)


September is Coastal Cleanup Month, and we need your help! This year, seve...

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Creek to Bay Month, Oakland


2021 marks the 26th anniversary of Oakland Creek to Bay Day, held in conjunction with California and International Coastal Cleanup Day, typically the largest organized volunteer day in California and the world. In a typical year, on the third Saturday in September thousands of volunteers remove litter from waterways and shorelines, as well as upstream areas across California, the nation, and in ab...

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McEvoy Arts and Kronos Festival present: Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK


McEvoy Foundation for the Arts joins forces with the Kronos Performing Arts Association to bring a unique self-guided, musical experience to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, launching as part of the 2021 Kronos Festival (June 11-18). Ellen Reid SOUNDWALK is a GPS-enabled work of public art by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Ellen Reid and San Francisco's renowned Kronos Quartet that uses music...

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Sierra Club City Hike


Just in the last week, we’ve seen extreme storms and flooding in the midwest, leading to power outages for 800k, heatwaves in the Pacific Northwest, and wildfires that continue to burn, forcing people to evacuate their homes in the west. Feeling frustrated? It’s time to turn your feelings into action! The Sierra Club is harnessing the power of community to fight for a future where...

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